Tractor Implements, Category 0 or 1

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by saktate, Jun 26, 2005.

  1. saktate

    saktate LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Can someone please explain the difference between the categories that apply to tractor implements for a basic 3 point hitch setup?
  2. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    There based on weight to be lifted and the hp of the attachments to be used. Cat 0 is of little use as thats what they use on lawn & garden tracs. Cat 1 is the most common found on most compact tracs used for landscaping. cat 2 & 3 are found on the larger farm tracs. Maybe someone else knows the weights in each cat. Hope this helps
  3. saktate

    saktate LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Helps a great deal. Thanks for the quick response!
  4. tnturbo

    tnturbo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    Usually category 1 goes up to around 40-50 hp tractors.

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